Florida (US) releases artificial mosquitoes into the open air to replace the current disease-transmitting population. Could they alter the ecosystem?

A recent article published in Nature (May 3) reports “the [...]

Ethical problems in the production of chimeras – human and monkey embryos – in the Izpisua research

In addition to producing human-animal organs, these experiences seek to [...]

US federal court upholds Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion law

Our Observatory has published several articles about persons with Down [...]

Encouraging step to use CRISPR to treat hereditary blood disorders

The CRISPR gene-editing technique has been used to treat some [...]

Genetics and non-genetics factors of diseases. The exposome’s studies

The publication in 2001 of the results of the "Human [...]

South Dakota’s Gov. Noem introduces bill to ban abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis

Last January 25 a news of Associated Press, published in [...]

New finding shows that some monozygotic twins have different DNA

There is a general assumption that the sequences of monozygotic [...]

Genetics factors determine the clinical course of the COVID 19 infection. The finding may help to find a treatment

It appears that the severity with which Covid-19 affects individuals [...]

Appeals court upholds Tennessee law protecting Down syndrome people

The new advances in prenatal tests in the last years [...]